Buffalo Bisons (1890) all-time roster

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The Buffalo Bisons were a Major League Baseball franchise based in Buffalo, New York. The team existed for one season, 1890, and played in the Players' League. The Bisons played their home games at Olympic Park. Hall of Famer Connie Mack was part owner and catcher for the Bisons.

In their only year as a major league franchise, the Bisons finished the 1890 season with a 36-96 record, last place in the PL. Jack Rowe managed the majority of the teams games, with 99 games, and Jay Faatz managed 33 games. Dummy Hoy led Buffalo with a .298 batting average, and both Bert Cunningham and George Haddock led the team with 9 wins.

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List of players[edit]

Player Position Seasons Notes Ref
Baldwin, LadyLady Baldwin P 1890 Baldwin appeared in 7 games for Buffalo in 1890, going 2-5. He retired after the season. [1]
Beecher, EdEd Beecher OF 1890 Beecher appeared in 126 games, collecting 159 hits, 90 RBI, and a .297 batting average. He led the team in hits and at bats. [2]
Buckley, JohnJohn Buckley P 1890 Buckley pitched in 4 games for Buffalo, going 1-3 with a 7.68 ERA. 1890 was his only season in the major leagues. [3]
Carney, JohnJohn Carney 1B / OF 1890 Carney split the 1890 season with the Cleveland Infants. In his 28 games for the Bisons, Carney collected 29 hits in 107 at bats, hitting for a .271 batting average. [4]
Clark, SpiderSpider Clark P 1890 Clark appeared in 69 games for the Bisons in 1890. He hit .265 with Buffalo, in his second and final season in the majors. [5]
Cotter, DanDan Cotter P 1890 Cotter pitched in the only game of his career for the Bisons, throwing a complete game loss, wile giving up 18 hits and 14 earned runs. [6]
Cunningham, BertBert Cunningham P 1890 Cunningham split the 1890 season with the Bisons and the Philadelphia Athletics. He, along with George Haddock, led Buffalo with 9 wins, and he had the only 2 shutouts for Buffalo. [7]
Doe, FredFred Doe SP 1890 Doe pitched in 1 game for both the Bisons and the Pittsburgh Burghers in 1890. He got his only decision, a loss, for Buffalo. [8]
Duzen, BillBill Duzen SP 1890 Duzen, who pitched only in 1890, loss both of the games he pitched, giving up 20 earned runs in 13.0 innings pitched. [9]
Faatz, JayJay Faatz* 1B 1890 In 1890, Faatz played in 32 games for the Bisons, hitting .189 and driving in 16 RBI. [10]
Ferson, AlexAlex Ferson SP 1890 Ferson had a 1-7 win-loss record in 10 games for Buffalo, with a 5.45 ERA. [11]
Gillespie, JimJim Gillespie OF 1890 Gillespie played in his only game in the major leagues for Buffalo, going 0-3, with 2 strikeouts [12]
Haddock, GeorgeGeorge Haddock SP 1890 Haddock led the Bisons, along with Bert Cunningham in wins, with 9. He also led the Players' League in losses, with 26. [13]
Halligan, JockoJocko Halligan OF 1890 Halligan hit .251 in 57 games for the Bisons. [14]
Hoy, DummyDummy Hoy CF 1890 Hoy appeared in 122 games for Buffalo, hitting for a .298 batting average. Hoy led the Bisons in runs, with 107, and stolen bases, with 39. [15]
Irwin, JohnJohn Irwin 3B 1890 Marr played in 77 games for Buffalo, having 31 hits, and a .234 batting average [16]
Keefe, GeorgeGeorge Keefe SP 1890 Keefe had a 6-16 record in 25 games for the Bisons. [17]
Krock, GusGus Krock SP 1890 In 4 games, Krock had a 0-3 record, with a 6.12 earned run average. 1890 was Krocks' final season in the majors. [18]
Lewis, Lewis P 1890 Lewis (whose first name is unknown) pitched in 3 innings in his only game in the majors, getting the oss. He also had 1 hit in 5 at bats. [19]
Mack, ConnieConnie Mack C 1890 In 123 games, Mack went 134 for 503, with a .266 batting average. He collected a career high 53 RBI. [20]
Rainey, JohnJohn Rainey OF 1890 Rainey had a .235 batting average in 42 games for Buffalo. [21]
Rowe, JackJack Rowe* SS 1890 Rowe had 126 hits for the Bisons in 125 games. 1890 was Rowe's final major league season. [22]
Stafford, GeneralGeneral Stafford SP / OF 1890 Stafford appeared for the Bisons as both a pitcher and an outfielder. He hit for a .143 batting average, in 49 at bats. Stafford also had a 3-9 win-loss record, with a 5.14 ERA. [23]
Twitchell, LarryLarry Twitchell OF / P 1890 Twitchell was both an outfielder and a pitcher for the Bisons, hitting .221, and going 5-7 in 12 games started. [24]
White, DeaconDeacon White 3B / 1B 1890 White, in his final major league season, played in 122 games for Buffalo in 1890. He drove in 47 runs and had 114 hits. [25]
Wise, SamSam Wise 2B 1890 Wise had a .293 batting average in 119 games for Buffalo. [26]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lady Baldwin". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-10. 
  2. ^ "Ed Beecher". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-10. 
  3. ^ "John Buckley". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  4. ^ "John Carney". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  5. ^ "Spider Clark". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  6. ^ "Dan Cotter". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  7. ^ "Bert Cunningham". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  8. ^ "Fred Doe". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  9. ^ "Bill Duzen". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  10. ^ "Jay Faatz". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  11. ^ "Alex Ferson". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  12. ^ "Jim Gillespie". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  13. ^ "George Haddock". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  14. ^ "Jocko Halligan". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  15. ^ "Dummy Hoy". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  16. ^ "John Irwin". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  17. ^ "George Keefe". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  18. ^ "Gus Krock". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  19. ^ "Lewis". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  20. ^ "Connie Mack". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  21. ^ "John Rainey". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  22. ^ "Ed Beecher". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  23. ^ "General Stafford". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  24. ^ "Larry Twitchell". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  25. ^ "Deacon White". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  26. ^ "Sam Wise". Baseball-Reference.org. Retrieved 2010-07-11.